Posts Tagged ‘North London Line’

Unleash the Goblin!

This week, the Gospel Oak to Barking Line has re-opened following an extensive electrification project, and today, the ‘GOBLIN’ is available for Train Simulator! What is today a vital stretch of track for both London Overground and freight, the line…

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All Pepped Up!

The Class 313, which populated the North London Line for decades, has arrived on Steam for contemporary Train Simulator service! Capacity concerns in North London, plus the recent electrification of commuter lines out of Glasgow and the East Coast Main…

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London’s Turbostars

The Class 172 will be coming to Train Simulator, perfectly representing the upcoming Gospel Oak to Barking Line before it is changed forever. In 2010, Transport for London aimed to increase reliability and capacity on the various ‘Overground’ commuter routes in…

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PEP Across the Capital

In the 1970s, BREL (British Rail Engineering Limited) were developing a prototype electric multiple unit for both the Southern and Scottish Regions. Classified as the Class 445 & 446, the prototype electro-pneumatic ‘PEP’ units were meant for high density commuter…

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The Goblin Commute

The Gospel Oak to Barking Line, as it is seen today, was formed from a number of routes in North London built in the 19th Century: An Act of Parliament in July of 1862 formed the Tottenham and Hampstead Junction…

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Route Proposal: West London Line

Main photograph above, copyright Elshadk. A potential add-on to the already existing North London Line add on could be the six mile branch between Willesden Junction and Clapham Junction. With this potential extension, you could run through trains from the North London…

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